Marriage license applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 11:00 am and 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm in the City Clerk's Office
The license is only valid in the State of New York. There is a 24-hour waiting period before you can use the license, and the license must be used within 60 days.
When applying for the license both the Bride/Groom/Spouse must be present.
Two forms of your ID is required:
Current photo ID of a U.S. Driver's License, U.S. Non-driver's photo ID (issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles), or Passport.
Certified Long Form Birth Certificate ( showing parents' information)
If either or both parties were previously married, you must also have your certified judgment of divorce from the court system where the divorce was granted.
Should the previous marriage have ended due to the death of your spouse, you must have the certified death certificate.
Note: All documents must be in English. If any document is not in English, you must have it translated by one of our authorized translators or the Consulate of your country. A certified copy is one that has a raised seal of the jurisdiction or granting authority.
The fee for a marriage license is $40 and is payable by cash, credit card or money order.